Stance



noun
1.
the position or bearing of the body while standing:
legs spread in a wide stance; the threatening stance of the bull.
2.
a mental or emotional position adopted with respect to something:
They assumed an increasingly hostile stance in their foreign policy.
3.
Sports. the relative position of the feet, as in addressing a golf ball or in making a stroke.
noun
1.
the manner and position in which a person or animal stands
2.
(sport) the posture assumed when about to play the ball, as in golf, cricket, etc
3.
general emotional or intellectual attitude: a leftist stance
4.
(Scot) a place where buses or taxis wait
5.
(mountaineering) a place at the top of a pitch where a climber can stand and belay

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